Policy CSP - Wifi


Wifi policies

WiFi/AllowWiFiHotSpotReporting
Wifi/AllowAutoConnectToWiFiSenseHotspots
Wifi/AllowInternetSharing
Wifi/AllowManualWiFiConfiguration
Wifi/AllowWiFi
Wifi/AllowWiFiDirect
Wifi/WLANScanMode

WiFi/AllowWiFiHotSpotReporting

This policy has been deprecated.


Wifi/AllowAutoConnectToWiFiSenseHotspots

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow the device to automatically connect to Wi-Fi hotspots.

Most restricted value is 0.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Allow Windows to automatically connect to suggested open hotspots, to networks shared by contacts, and to hotspots offering paid services
  • GP name: WiFiSense
  • GP path: Network/WLAN Service/WLAN Settings
  • GP ADMX file name: wlansvc.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – Not allowed.
  • 1 (default) – Allowed.

Wifi/AllowInternetSharing

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow internet sharing.

Most restricted value is 0.

ADMX Info:

  • GP English name: Prohibit use of Internet Connection Sharing on your DNS domain network
  • GP name: NC_ShowSharedAccessUI
  • GP path: Network/Network Connections
  • GP ADMX file name: NetworkConnections.admx

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – Do not allow the use of Internet Sharing.
  • 1 (default) – Allow the use of Internet Sharing.

Wifi/AllowManualWiFiConfiguration

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow connecting to Wi-Fi outside of MDM server-installed networks.

Most restricted value is 0.

Note

Setting this policy deletes any previously installed user-configured and Wi-Fi sense Wi-Fi profiles from the device. Certain Wi-Fi profiles that are not user configured nor Wi-Fi sense might not be deleted. In addition, not all non-MDM profiles are completely deleted.

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – No Wi-Fi connection outside of MDM provisioned network is allowed.
  • 1 (default) – Adding new network SSIDs beyond the already MDM provisioned ones is allowed.

Wifi/AllowWiFi

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow or disallow WiFi connection.

Most restricted value is 0.

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 – WiFi connection is not allowed.
  • 1 (default) – WiFi connection is allowed.

Wifi/AllowWiFiDirect

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Scope:

  • Device

Added in Windows 10, version 1703. Allow WiFi Direct connection..

The following list shows the supported values:

  • 0 - WiFi Direct connection is not allowed.
  • 1 - WiFi Direct connection is allowed.

Wifi/WLANScanMode

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Scope:

  • Device

Allow an enterprise to control the WLAN scanning behavior and how aggressively devices should be actively scanning for Wi-Fi networks to get devices connected.

Supported values are 0-500, where 100 = normal scan frequency and 500 = low scan frequency.

The default value is 0.

Supported operations are Add, Delete, Get, and Replace.


Footnote:

  • 1 - Added in Windows 10, version 1607.
  • 2 - Added in Windows 10, version 1703.
  • 3 - Added in Windows 10, version 1709.
  • 4 - Added in Windows 10, version 1803.

Wifi policies that can be set using Exchange Active Sync (EAS)

Wifi policies supported by IoT Core

Wifi policies supported by Microsoft Surface Hub